Archive | May, 2008

Gandhi in the Mirror of Foreign Scholars – edited by J S Mathur

Gandhi in the Mirror of Foreign Scholars Edited by J S Mathur National Gandhi Museum and Gyan Publishing House 2007 ISBN 81-212-0961-7 HB pp383 Rs 720 This substantial volume contains 49 essays, written over a period of 35 years, which first appeared in either The Journal of Gandhian Studies (the older ones) or Gandhi Prasang, […]

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Gandhi and Peace Studies – by David Maxwell

This article was first published in issue 96 of The Gandhi Way What are Peace Studies ? They describe a new academic discipline first introduced in the second half of the 20th century. Peace Studies draw on subjects like anthropology, psychology, political science and ethics, but differ from them in stating a required outcome, Peace. […]

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Gandhi’s Diagnostic Approach Rethought – by Margaret Chatterjee

Gandhi’s Diagnostic Approach Rethought: Exploring a Perspective on His Life and Work Margaret Chatterjee Promilla and Co/Bibliophile South Asia: New Delhi  2007 pp234 Rs495   ISBN 978-81-85002-81-1 Few scholars match Margaret Chatterjee’s outstanding contribution to Gandhi studies. We are all in her debt, for example, for her Gandhi’s Religious Thought (1983) so it more than […]

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Nonviolence and the Self-Cherishing Mind – by David Edwards and Matthew Bain

This article was first published in issue 96 of The Gandhi Way On 2nd December 2007 Media Lens were presented with the Gandhi International Peace Award by Denis Halliday, former UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator in Iraq and himself a recipient of the award in 2003.  Here Matthew Bain, a Friend of the Gandhi Foundation, asks David […]

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